Small Wars Journal

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Salafi Jihadism and Chemical Weapons Attacks: Ideological Contrasts and Strategic Constraints

Chemical weapons attacks remain an uncommon choice for militant and terrorist organizations targeting Western countries. Their rarity makes them an attractive option, as the shock factor associated chemical weapons attacks plays into the main goal of any terrorist attack: to instill fear and insecurity in the population.

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“Remote Controlled” Terrorism and its Implications for Counter-Terrorism Efforts SWJED Sat, 02/11/2017 - 3:02am

Islamic State recruiters and leaders residing in Syria and Iraq are now directing attacks in the West, India, and East Asia via “homegrown” extremists.